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Nov 10, 2012 5:00am PST
country has elected a president while the election results in florida remain too close to call. many are asking when it comes to voting why is the sunshine state still in the dark? >>> and bieber breakup. word that justin bieber and selena gomez have split. while they might be sad, a lot of 'tween and teenage girls are likely shrieking with joy, "today," saturday, november 10th, 2012. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday. i'm lester holt. >> and i'm erica hill. general david petraeus was one of the most revered figures in washington. a four-star general known for turning around the war in iraq. >> he was even considered a potential presidential candidate, so his admission that he had an extramarital affair, forcing his resignation as cia director, has set off shockwaves around washington. it was discovered as part of an fbi investigation, and it's got many wondering did he compromise national security, and is there more to this story? we're going to have much more just ahead. >> and that is not the only big story in our nation's capital. president obama and ho
Nov 8, 2012 2:05am PST
think was the longest election -- >> in the history. >> from beginning to end in the history. it seemed like that. >> we all felt like that baby, the one that was crying, bronco bama and mitt romney. last night i think they called it at 11:12, they called it for barack obama. he is the president of the united states once again. he was, by the way, the most tweeted about in political event in u.s. history. now, i guess this is the first -- the other election had twitter but i don't think like that. >> twitter has so taken off. even i tweet. so, that tells you how big, don't actually do it, but you know what i mean. i'm involved in the process. i have heard about that. >> things have changed enormously in the last four years. they will only change the next four. >> the obamas tweeted a photograph after they won and said four more years and it is a hugging picture of barack obama and his wife, michelle. >> but that's an older picture. >> yeah. a lot people were tweeting at voting places, i tweeted at mine only because my voting place yesterday -- >> in new york. >> everyone said you are go
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
the president is re-elected, wall street has its worst day of the year while republicans are trying to figure out how they let it slip away. >>> and you go girl. the 9-year-old phenom with unbelievable moves on the football field. she has all the boys chasing after her today, november 8th, 2008. 2012. >>> and good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. i'm savannah gurthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. i love this interview that stephanie gosk was doing with that woman. she hasn't had power since nine days ago. in the middle of the interview talking about no heat. and the lights come on. imagine the relief you would feel. >> i was going to say, you know what? it's not just the lights, but her face lights up in that moment. and to have it all happen right there is pretty cool. >> in the meantime, a lot of people in this area dealing with a new storm in the northeast this morning and it was a beauty. >> yeah, not as bad as sandy, thank goodness, but it was a doozy. new jersey up to connecticut. and tapering off now, making treacherous travel, headaches with thousands of homeown
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am EST
. state of confusion, the rest of the country has elected a president and the ruts in florida remain too close to call. and when it comes to voting, why is the sunshine state still in the dark. and bieber break up, word that justin bieber and selena gomez may have split. they may bed sad, but many teenager girls are likelyikely screaming with joy. >>> on nbc news, this is "today." with lester holt and erica hill. >> welcome to "today" on a saturday. >> general david petraeus, a four star general, is known for turning around the war in iraq. >> his admission that he had an extramarital affair forcing his resignation at cia director set off shock waves across washington. it was part of an fbi investigation and if t has many wondering if he compromised national security. >> that's not the only big story. president obama and house speaker john boehner appear to be drawing lines in the sand on that looming fiscal cliff. big tax hikes and spending cuts that could take effect at the end of the year if they can't find a compromise. >>> also, it sounds crazy, but apparently it's real. you'll meet
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am PST
behind the president now he gets set to deliver his first post-election remarks to the nation. >> gabrielle giffords and her husband confront the man who nearly killed her just before he is sentenced to life in prison. mark kelly tells us what it was like in that courtroom in an exclusive live interview. >> and train wreck. a new 200-ton train comes crashing to earth. it's going to be a while before it's back on track friday, november 9, 2012. >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on this friday morning. i'm savannah guthrie. >> i'm willie geist in for matt. the president known for his cool, some say aloofr demeanor. now we've seen tears twice in the span of about a week. >> the fact that this campaign was draining on both candidates. guess what, the really hard work begins. president obama set to speak from the white house this afternoon about the economy and what it will take to stave off the fiscal cliff. we'll have a live report from the white house straight ahead. >> also new, a tough reprimand for member of that highly respected seal team 6. did they reveal classified inf
Nov 11, 2012 6:00am PST
the potential to be a pre-election october surprise. how many questions are going to be asked about the timing of all this in the days and weeks to come? >> well, i think there will be a lot. not only the timing of what was known and when it was communicated to the intelligence community more broadly and, therefore, to the white house, but also when his resignation occurred just as he is supposed to testify on capitol hill about benghazi, so many questions about libya on capitol hill among republicans and democrats alike. you heard peter king in kristen's piece talking about how he's so important in terms of the cia time line and what they did and didn't do. so we're not going to hear from him on that. so i think there are a lot of questions about how this unfolds, and it's certainly not the way the president wants to begin the immediate aftereffects of being re-elected. >> might petraeus have survived this personal if not for the growing controversy over benghazi? >> i don't know the answer to that, lester. i think there had to be the concern, first of all, on his part that it was not the rig
Nov 8, 2012 9:00am EST
obama and leaders of a divided congress are making post election pledges to work together a major deal to reduce the deficit without stalling the economic recovery. house speaker john boehner said wednesday that republicans would be willing to consider hiking tax revenues under the right circumstances along with a package of spending cuts. concerns about the looming fiscal crisis and europe's financial problems led to a 312-point plunge on wednesday on wall street. >>> wounded congresswoman gabrielle giffords is set to come face-to-face with her shooter today. the massacre in 2011, pleaded guilty to killing six people and wounding 13 others, including giffords. this will be giffords' first appearance in court for this case. and her husband mark kelly will be at her side. federal prosecutors say he will be sentenced to life in prison without parole. >>> a pair of burglaries at nancy pelosi's california home on the eve of election and again on election day. this morning, detectives are looking to see what was stolen and arrested a local napa man in the case. police say 21-year-old kevin
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
's your latest weather. >> thank you. >>> as we said, president obama delivers his first post election statement from the white house this afternoon. the focus? strengthening the economy and avoiding the fiscal cliff, just two of the issues on the president's plate. chuck todd is nbc's chief white house correspondent and political director. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, willie. while the president is about to get knee deep in these negotiations over the so-called fiscal cliff, dealing with taxes and the debt might be his biggest second-term issue he has some housekeeping to do with the cabinet as he will lose at least five major cabinet secretaries including hillary clinton, leon panetta, and timothy geithner. >> i'm really proud of all of you, and what you -- [ applause ] >> reporter: in a video released by the obama campaign a tearful president thanks his campaign workers. >> what you guys -- what you guys accomplished will go on into the annals of history and people will read about it and marvel about it, but the most important thing you need to know is that your journey
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
>>> good morning. opening up. governor romney talks about the election for the first time since his concession speech. why he's blaming the loss in part on gifts he says the president gave to certain voters. >>> to the hill, former cia director david petraeus agrees to testify this week before congress about the deadly attack in benghazi as new details emerge about the e-mails that led to his resignation. >>> this morning, senator john mccain weighs in on it all. >>> and guy's new restaurant gets one of the harshest reviews ever written. a drink that tastes like radiator fuel, guy fights back in a live interview today, thursday, november 15th, 2012. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning, i'm savannah gurthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. we'll talk about major breaking news in a minute. but the review you talked about about guy fieri's restaurant, i have never read a review like this. and a lot of people are wondering, is this fair? the kind of review that should be written? or did this go across some kind of a line? >> yeah, use whatever word you want to use, ro
Nov 14, 2012 7:00am PST
>>> good morning. meeting the press. president obama holds his first post-election news conference today. how will he address the growing scandal involving two top generals, and does he think he should have been told about it sooner? >>> it was a lie. the man who accused elmo puppeteer kevin clash of having an inappropriate relationship with him when he was underage now recants his story. why did he make up such a damaging claim? >>> and it's the sure sign the holiday season is upon us, the arrival of the rockefeller plaza christmas tree, wednesday, november 14, 2012. 3 c3 ademÁs, una segura seÑal de que >> we will have more of them. i'm willie geist in for matt. president obama bracing for some tough questions at the press conference this afternoon but the scandal involving top national security officials to a new level. >> secretary of state hillary clinton and defense secretary leon panetta have already addressed the situation from australia secretary panetta said no one should leap to conclusions about general allen's e-mails to jill kelley who started this all. . we are also
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
the election that just occurred last week, mr. speaker. a lot of hand-wringing and soul searching it seems in the republican party about the loss of mitt romney. you wrote this. an intellectually honest and courageous republican party has nothing to fear from the current situation. what do you mean by that? >> well, i think we need to stop, take a deep breath and learn. the great thing about elections is they belong to the american people. if you -- and i was wrong last week, as was virtually every major republican analyst, and so have you to stop and say to yourself, if i was that far off, what do i need to learn to better understand america? >> one of the lessons seems to be that mitt romney lost latino vote, the latino vote, the african-american vote, the woman's vote, and those groups are not going away. they are expanding. why not fear that if the republican party can't get its arms around that going forward? >> maybe it's because of my age. i lived through nixon losing in '60. goldwater being shattered in '64. the republican comeback of '66. nixon winning in '68. i mean, you go back
Nov 9, 2012 9:00am EST
after the election. >> i felt that the work that i had done, um, in running for office had come full circle. because what you guys have done means that the work that i'm doing is important. >> you know, these campaigns are so long. savannah, you covered one last time around. mitt romney declared his candidacy in june of 2011. so 17 months of campaigning. same goes for the president. it's going to come pouring out at the end win or lose. >> the emotion and all of that. the tears. >> what is rare is we've seen it, now we see the video. >> this is the second time in like two weeks. >> but both these candidates no matter what your political persuasion, they put their hearts into these campaigns as do the people that work on them and the reporters who cover them. they believe it and they care about this country and i think we can all sympathize with that having gone through it and then kind of having that emotional release and i'm sure both sides are feeling that and the people that work with them. >> there was a story about that in the "new york times" with mitt romney that the next morn
Nov 10, 2012 2:05am PST
're sick to death of numbers after the election, but that's a big deal, 77 down to 52%? >> jaynie and i talked about having a bread shop. if you crank up the music and are kneading bread, the smell, the feeling, people walking in, the good news. >> remember one of our favorite movies, "it's complicated"? she works in that pastry shop? >> i love that! >> movie is unbelievable. >> with the flour and the smells. >> nothing sexier than making a croissant together, baby. might get you to poughkeepsie, who knows. >>> have you planned your weekend yet, hoda? >> i never plan. >> you know what i love about you, your spontaneity. i'm a planner because i just had to be for most of my life, but i don't ever want to lose that spontaneous part of me. there's yet another survey. >> this one says that 3/4 of young single women start planning their weekends on wednesday. you know what i think it is, you don't want to be without something to do. on wednesday they start texting and e-mailing. >> how many? >> this is how long it takes to plan. >> it takes ten text messages, three e-mails, five phone calls,
Nov 13, 2012 2:05am PST
about it the day after the election. >> right, anyway, general petraeus stepped down. it's an interesting story on so many levels. >> if you're not personally involved, i guess. it's tragic if you're personally involved. >> there's a story of the general and his biographer having an alleged affair. which i guess is alleged. >> he's admitted it. wrong about her. >> this is one of those things you look at -- it seems there are so many powerful men who end up in thp kind of situation. telling this kind of a story. >> yes. >> telling this kind of a story. >> it's almost like the end of our show, she sings what does it prophet a man if you gain the whole world and lose your soul. i'm not saying anybody has lost their soul, but the point being you get to that epitome of fame and fortune and success and you make a decision that is so disastrous to your entire life legacy that the whole world sort of looks at you and goes, what were you thinking? >> what was going on? >> right. if you think about it, we were talking about it in the make-up room, last week lance armstrong, the wee
Nov 14, 2012 9:00am EST
taking a leave of absence in june. jackson was re-elected for another term even though he barely campaigned. jackson is still under investigation by a house committee about his dealings with imprisoned form are governor rob blagojevich. >>> the woman at the center of the deadly indianapolis explosion says a recently replaced thermostat was the cause of that blast. investigators seer ode in on a possible faulty furnace as a source. >>> the man accusing elmo puppeteer kevin clash of engaging him in an underage sexual relationship has now dropped his allegations and says their relationship was adult and consensual. clash had denied that the relationship began when the accuser was underage from the start but took a leave of absence from sesame workshop to fight the allegations. >>> actor michael j. fox is spreading holiday warmth and cheer in this new gap ad that is going viral. it shows fox in a loving embrace with his wife tracy pollan proving they have still got it after 24 years of marriage and looking good at that. five minutes after the hour right now. let's go back to al with
Nov 15, 2012 9:00am EST
? >> because of the new, you know, the fact there's like a new presidency, the election and everything. and it's just a good time to do it. the time is right to kind of, you know, let things move on a little bit. and change is always a great thing. >> you've been on the show -- it's hard to believe you've been on ten years. >> how do you think i feel? >> how do you feel? >> because it's incredible. it does feel like a brand new job to me all the time. maybe because every week there's like a new host and everything, but it's always brand new to me. and it went by in a flash. >> meanwhile, you have a new book out, as well. you're also an author, based on your show. >> yeah, that's the one and i wrote it with kari brownstein and a couple other writers from the show. and that's it right there. >> it's a hilarious show, by the way. the premise, kind of hipsters. >> like a fake travel book for portlandia, this fictional place, this fictional city. >> a hipster's bible. >> i'll take it. >> i think we need to go to portlandia. >> we're hipsters. we need to go to get hip. >> exactly. >> thank you. >> a
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